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Ebola cases could top 20,000 in months

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday warned that the actual number of cases may be much higher than that currently reported and the total ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 within six to nine months.
China tightens precautions against Ebola
Doctor who treated Ebola dies in Nigeria oil hub
1st human trials of Ebola vaccine to start next week

43 UN peacekeepers detained in Golan

Forty-three peacekeepers of the UN Disengagement Observer Force operating in the Golan Heights separation area between Syria and Israel were detained by "armed elements" Thursday after a heavy fighting between the Syrian armed forces and rebels, a UN spokesman said.
In pictures: Fierce fighting spills over Golan Heights

Xi stresses SCO's role in regional security, development

China attaches great importance to the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in promoting regional security and development, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday as he met with chiefs of general staff of SCO members.

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The collapse of 'China collapse' theory

Despite the proliferation of collapse theories, the Chinese economy will embrace another era of reinvigoration rather than fall into an abyss.


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'Peace Mission-2014' troop exercises begin

The exercise is being held from Aug. 24 to 29 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in accordance with the 2014-2015 defense ministry cooperation plan among SCO members.

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Wang fails to reach US Open third round

The Chinese rising star Wang Qiang failed to reach U.S. Open third round after losing 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to 29th-seeded Casey Dellacqua on Thursday.

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